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CALS Communicators Group to discuss Grow redesign, SciLine service at July 10 meeting

The next meeting of the CALS Communicators Group will take place on Tuesday, July 10 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. in Room 6201 of the Microbial Sciences Building.

At the beginning of the meeting, two members of the CALS Office of External Relations will give brief updates. Nik Hawkins will talk about an upcoming redesign of Grow magazine and the readership survey he has developed, and Kara Luedtke will discuss the progress of the CALS organizational redesign.

For the remainder of the meeting, Dietram Scheufele, life sciences communication professor, will talk about SciLine. SciLine is a service from the American Association for the Advancement of Science that aims to connect journalists looking for scientific expertise with articulate and trustworthy researchers. Scheufele, who is part of the SciLine advisory board, will talk about the mission of the service, what makes it different from other expert lists, and how to get UW–Madison scientists involved.